The weather events of 2011 will be documented in the United States and Philadelphia as one of the most extreme in history.
Members of the Sketch Club Players in Woodbury are on stage performing their annual Christmas show, but it was no easy feat. The 122-year-old building on Glover Street was damaged by August’s Earthquake. It wasn’t covered by insurance and the all volunteer organization faced quite a dilemma.
Scientists are exploring a new concern about gas extraction in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale beds: Earthquakes.
Turkey’s prime minister announced that a 7.2-magnituted earthquake that struck eastern Turkey Sunday has killed at least 138 people.
Work begins Friday morning to repair a crack that was discovered in the tower of Philadelphia City Hall. Officials suspect it may have been caused by last month’s earthquake.
I think we need to be more prepared for problems like earthquakes, hurricanes and even simple power outages. Prevention can go a long way when it comes to our overall health and safety.
Thousands of people downtown ran out of City Hall and several high rise buildings after feeling Tuesday’s earthquake, but making for the nearest exit isn’t what the experts recommend.
Yesterday we were dealing with an earthquake. This weekend we may have to prepare for a hurricane. When a disaster strikes many of us come to rely on our insurance when we need to put the pieces back together.
Fran Burns, the commissioner of Licenses and Inspections, says there are complex regulations in the city’s construction code regarding potential earthquakes.
Chris covers the ‘Mega Earthquake’ that struck Philly yesterday, looks back at the life of Joey Vento with Dom Giordano and CBS 3’s Dray Clark, and talks Phillies with Seth Everett.
“The first thing you should not do is evacuate a building,” says Dave Schrader, director of communications for the Red Cross. He says the best thing to do during an earthquake is to stay where you are and get under a sturdy desk or table.
A 5.8 magnitude earthquake centered northwest of Richmond, Va., shook much of Washington, D.C., and was felt as far north as Rhode Island Philadelphia and New York City.
Neighbors on Calera Road in Northeast Philadelphia weren’t sure what to think after hearing a loud boom Friday night.
Several reports of an explosion in parts of Northeast Philadelphia late Friday night turned out to be a 1.7 magnitude earthquake, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Authorities in Philadelphia are investigating several reports of an explosion that took place a little before 10 p.m. Friday evening.